The August 2016 edition of Lingerie Insight is now available to read online, featuring a cover image from Dutch heritage brand Ten Cate.

From an exclusive story on Marks & Spencer’s fitting service to show reviews and retail interviews, we have a jam-packed issue for you.

The latest edition kicks of with a round-up of industry news followed by two expert columns on how Brexit could affect your lingerie business, written both from a legal and analytical perspective.

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Over the page, we review the July edition of London’s The Lingerie Edit and pick out the highlights from the show. We also hear from retailers and brands on what they made of the premium intimates show.

Our second summer pullout, Swimwear Insight, also features in the August issue, with interviews with Innovia Technology, the innovation consultant behind Arena’s Powerskin Carbon-Ultra swimsuit, set to be worn at 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and heritage swimwear brand Gottex, which turned 60 this year.

For this month’s Regional Focus, we speak to four independent retailers in the North West of England to find out how business is fairing and how high streets in their local areas have changed over the years.

Not to be missed this month is a special report on women in retail. We spoke to six top female leaders working in lingerie and fashion retail to discover the reasons behind gender inequality in the industry and explain what paths they’ve taken on their routes to success.

Our interviewees included Ann Summers CEO Jacqueline Gold, N Brown Group womenswear buying director Julie Donnelly and House of Fraser chief customer officer Alison Lancaster.

We hope you enjoy this issue!

To read the August 2016 edition online, click here.